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UrbanA Community Conversation: City Series. Is Lisbon a sustainable and just city? Perspectives from Europe´s 2020 Green Capital

UrbanA Community Conversations are a series of regular (nearly biweekly) online events that bring together people with a passion for urban sustainability and justice to connect, learn, discuss and have fun. On Tuesday 26th May (15:00-16:30 CEST) Presentors, Rafael Calado from FABLAB Lisbon, Luis Matos from Rés do Chão and Patrícia Robalo from Lisbon's Housing...

UrbanA Open Webinar: Covid19, justice and sustainability in city

Can COVID-19 be a turning point on how we imagine and plan our cities? This session will include a short lecture followed by an online conversation on how the COVID-19 has exacerbated urban environmental and health inequalities and how it can be a unique chance to create more just and sustainable urban futures. We will...

Movie Night on #SustainableJustCities: The Right to Housing with “PUSH – The Film”

We are excited to invite you for our very first online “Movie Night on #SustainableJustCities” with a screening of  “PUSH - The Film” on the global housing crisis. This is organized as part of the Vital Cities & Citizens (VCC) initiative of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, in collaboration with UrbanA and DRIFT. It is the first part of #SustainableJustCities event...

UrbanA Community Conversation: Addressing poverty via food solidarity

Although the current covid-19 crisis has seen strong benefits for health and local economies, access to (quality) food has worsened for the most vulnerable with risks of increased hunger and malnutrition, exacerbated by potential localized price hikes.  In this Community Conversation, we will discuss: How have cities supported those in need of food during the...

UrbanA Community Conversation: Feminist perspective for sustainable just cities

UrbanA Community Conversations are a series of regular (nearly biweekly) online events that bring together people with a passion for urban sustainability and justice to connect, learn, discuss and have fun. Sara Ortiz Escalante will open the Community Conversation speaking about the relevance of gender perspectives to create sustainable and just cities. Sara works at...

Eco City Open Campus

UrbanA will participate in the upcoming Ecocity Builders event "Eco City Open Campus" on September 8th. We invite friends and colleagues to attend who are also involved in creating ecocities, #SustainableJustCities, eco projects & communities. It has a "Pay What You Want" register fee, to allow for greater accessibility. It will be an experimental forum,...

UrbanA Community Conversation: Creating Peace Gardens in the Urban Realm

Presenters: Burcu Eke-Schneider (UrbanA fellow) + team from Wuppertal urban garden, Germany Sep 15th 2020, 1500-1630 CEST Peacebuilding is an invaluable method for promoting urban sustainability and justice that contributes to understanding the root causes of problems at the micro level and finding solutions. An important intervention for preventing violence, it works with inclusiveness to...

UrbanA Community Conversation: Municipalities in Transition, how can citizens and municipalities work better together?

The Municipalities in Transition (MiT) project team developed a systemic methodology to provide local communities an experiential and community-led way to develop future-oriented ecological and social solutions. Successfully tested in 6 pilots worldwide and now spreading in new pioneer communities, the MiT team aims to trigger deep and permanent cultural change where the best result...

Creating Sustainable and Just Cities – The UrbanA experiment

SATURDAY 19:00 -20:30 (UTC+01 - Lisbon time) Livraria Ler Devagar, Lisbon + Online over zoom + youtube UrbanA synthesizes and brokers knowledge for sustainable and just cities and translates it into action. It facilitates interaction among diverse participants, and empowers them to apply this knowledge about just sustainable cities locally. It also aims to influence...

UrbanA Community Conversation: Planning Eco-inclusive Districts

UrbanA Community Conversations (CoCos) are a series of regular (nearly biweekly) online events that bring together people with a passion for urban sustainability and justice to connect, learn, discuss and have fun. In this CoCo we will explore how city planners and development agencies can create eco-inclusive districts. The discussion is led by UrbanA fellow...

UrbanA Community Conversation: Co-creating just and sustainable cities with children

How can we create more just and sustainable cities from the children's point of view? How can we produce knowledge on our cities in collaboration with children? How can we as scholars, urban planners or activists overcome our adultcentrism? What is the pandemic teaching us about justice and sustainability from the children's point of view?...

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